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General Information


Registration for MAA MathFest 2017 will open on Thursday, February 16th. The link for online registration will be posted here at that time. Participants can pick up their registration materials at the onsite registration desk. MAA does not mail registration materials.


MAA MathFest cancellations must be received by Friday, May 12, 2017 to qualify for a full refund. A 50% refund is available through Friday, June 23, 2017. Cancellations must be received by email to the MAA Meetings and Events Department ( or in writing to:

Mathematical Association of America
Attn: MAA MathFest
1529 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036


MAA MathFest will take place from Wednesday, July 26, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017. Mathematical sessions will start in the evening on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.


MAA MathFest 2017 is taking place in Chicago at the Hilton Chicago:

Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605


All MAA MathFest attendees are responsible for making their own housing accommodations, but MAA has reserved a room block at its meeting headquarters hotel (Hilton Chicago).

Room reservations for all MAA MathFest hotels will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Room rates are quoted in USD and do not include any additional fees and applicable taxes. All reservations are subject to availability.

Room Rates:

King bed, 1 bathroom: $176 single/double occupancy, $201 triple, $226 quad rate
2 Double beds, 1 bathroom: $176 single/double occupancy, $201 triple, $226 quad rate
2 Double beds with 2 bathrooms (larger room): $196 single/double occupancy, $221 triple, $246 quad rate

Accommodations Notes:
All rates will also be charged local taxes and fees, which are currently 17.4%.
Discounted MAA rates can be reserved Sunday, July 23 through Sunday, July 30 2017, based on room availability at the Chicago Hilton.

Hilton Chicago room descriptions are available here

Reservation deadline for MAA MathFest hotel room discounts: Monday July 3, 2017 (or until hotel rooms are sold out)

MAA guests will receive complimentary WiFi access in their guest room and in the MAA MathFest meeting spaces.

Hotel check-in time: 4:00 PM
Hotel check-out time: 12:00 Noon
All guests arriving before 4:00 PM will be accommodated as rooms become available.
Baggage storage will be available onsite, for a small fee.